A 57-year-old woman who was murdered and found in a garage in Blackheath has been named by police. 

The family of Amanda Gretton, from Catford, has been informed and has asked for privacy. 

Amanda had been missing since May and three people have been arrested in connection with the murder last weekend.

A 40-year-old man was arrested on Sunday, July 7, while a 49-year-old woman along with a 45-year-old man were arrested on Monday, July 8.

All three were arrested on suspicion of murder and were taken to a south London police station where they currently remain in police custody.

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An investigation led by the Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command was launched after the body of a woman was found inside a garage in Prendergast Road on Friday, July 5.

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Her death is being treated as suspicious and efforts to formally identify the deceased are on-going, however, the family of a woman reported missing on Wednesday, 15 May have been informed.

A post-mortem examination held at Greenwich mortuary on was not able to establish a cause of death.

A crime scene remains in place and enquiries into the full circumstances continue.

Anyone with information concerning this murder is asked to call police on 020 8721 4961 or via Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111.

The Met’s Directorate of Professional Standards (DPS) and the Independent Office of Police Conduct have been informed as a matter of routine.